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Bomb threats target 20 HBCUs during Black History Month

When people think of Black History Month, they think about those who have paved the way for African Americans to gain freedom. Currently, those...

Delgado speaks on bettering the community

Councilwoman Deborah Delgado has been sitting on the Hattiesburg City Council since she was elected in 2001. The councilwoman is passionate about raising minimum wage, criminal justice reform and strengthening the Hattiesburg community. 

Hiram Revels anniversary highlights lack of black senators

On Feb.11, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History celebrated the 150th anniversary of Hiram Revels becoming the first African American to serve in the U.S. Senate in Jackson at the Old Capitol Building, the very place he was elected to represent Mississippi.

Hattiesburg celebrates soul food, black history

The City of Hattiesburg held its annual Celebration of Soul Food on Tuesday Feb. 4 at the Hattiesburg Train Depot as part of Black History Month.

Local museum hosts Storytime with a Soldier

The African American Military History Museum is holding its third annual Story Time with a Soldier to celebrate Black History Month. Every Friday the...

Black Performance Troupe Showcases New Talent

On Monday, Feb. 2 at 6 p.m., new performance group Harlem will produce “A Night At The Cotton Club” to kick off The University...

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USM president Rodney Bennett to leave in July

Writer: Kyra Lampley In an email sent to the campus community today, USM President Rodney Bennett informed faculty, staff and...
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Anti-Abortion ban of U.S. Supreme Court’s effect on Mississippi

On Friday June 24, the United States Supreme Court voted in favor of overturning Roe vs. Wade. With new laws across the country slowly being integrated into societal norms, U.S. citizens are forced to come to terms that abortions will become illegal in most states.

USM grants four-year extension to Athletic Director

The University of Southern Mississippi announced the four-year extension contract of Athletic Director Jeremy McClain. The contract runs through...

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USM president Rodney Bennett to leave in July

Writer: Kyra Lampley In an email sent to the campus...

Anti-Abortion ban of U.S. Supreme Court’s effect on Mississippi

On Friday June 24, the United States Supreme Court voted in favor of overturning Roe vs. Wade. With new laws across the country slowly being integrated into societal norms, U.S. citizens are forced to come to terms that abortions will become illegal in most states.